A case for under-regulation in higher education

On July 24th, the House Education and Workforce Committee approved a bill (26-13) called the Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act. Introduced by Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), the bill is intended to repeal regulations issued in 2010 and 2011 by the Department of Education that increase oversight on gainful employment, state authorization, and federal credit hour...

  • Michelle Rhee-Weise
  • PhD
3 min read